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Nov 3, 2012 5:00am EDT
. >> unemployment is higher today than when barack obama took office. >> romney told supporters in wisconsin the president failed to deliver. >> he said that he was going to lower the unemployment rate to 5.2%. today we learned that it's actually 7.9%. that's 9 million jobs short of what he promised. >> the labor department said the unemployment rate rose 7.9%, up from 7.8% in september. but the report also showed that voters added 171,000 jobs in october and hiring is stronger than first reported in august and september. the longer term trend is also a mixed bag. >> we've got about 160,000 new jobs per month over the past two years which is enough to sort of keep pace, maybe edge unemployment down, but not enough to quickly repair the damage from the great recession. >> so what's all of this mean to the election outcome? >> most americans have already made up their minds about the candidates and certainly about the state of the economy. news from the labor department is not likely to change that. >> about 4% of likely voters remain undecided and it's not clear whether these latest numbers wil
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